Theodore Edwin (Ted) Burger

Theodore Edwin (Ted) Burger

BURGER, Theodore Edwin (Ted), passed away suddenly at his home in Trail on July 8, 2013.

Ted was born on March 4, 1928 at Pincher Creek, Alberta. His family moved to Christina Lake, B.C. and had a farm and later a campground. Ted loved to attend all of the barn dances. Ted logged with his dad Charles in the Cascade, Grand Forks and Christina Lake areas and then later in the Kootenays where he married Doreen Gresley-Jones of Rossland. They settled in Rossland, where they raised their family. Ted was a logger and sawyer at Hadikin’s sawmill in Castlegar. Ted started his popular roofing business in the 70’s and continued until his passing at 85 years.

Ted was predeceased by his loving wife Doreen of 54 years, son Peter, parents Alice and Charles and brother Dwayne. Ted will be dearly missed by his daughter Susan (Tom) Buckley, grandchildren Lisa (Rich), Cynthia (Dennis), Sally, Ernie, Roy, Rachel, Brian, John, Terra, Melody and Kyle. Also missed by his sisters Chris, Isabel and Lucille, and by his many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family Dorothy Matter and Tracy (Brent) Bath.

Special thanks to dear family friends Wendy and Gerry Wagner for all of their great care of Dad. Also special thanks to Dad’s dear companion Angela Plut.

A Celebration of Ted’s life will be held at a later date. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

As an expression of sympathy, donations in Ted’s name to the SPCA at 7700 Highway 3B, Trail, BC, V1R 2L9 would be appreciated.  

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